Outdoors

Robert Redford Agrees to Sell Sundance Mountain Resort

More than 50 years after founding Sundance Mountain Resort, Utah’s adopted legend of the silver screen Robert Redford has agreed to sell the resort to a pair of companies, Broadreach Capital Partners...

Tips for a ski vacation in the time of COVID

I’ve never been a huge fan of gondolas. Sitting in a cramped, stuffy box with an overhyped loudmouth who has seemingly no control of where his ski poles are at a given...

2020 Outdoor Holiday Gift Guide

We’re skiing in face masks to protect us from deadly illnesses. We’re socializing outdoors late into the evening in colder weather than could be considered responsible. We’re outside all the time because...

Iced Out: Reservation System Leads a Halting Start to Ski Season

Ski season is officially underway in Utah, but not without some hiccups for anxious locals. Heavy snowfall earlier in November had many dreaming of hopping directly into midwinter conditions with widespread terrain...

Wildlife Sightings: When Should You Report?

With winter approaching, wildlife sightings may become more frequent. Imagine this: It's a beautiful winter morning. You get out of your warm bed, strap on your winter boots and grab your shovel to...

Utah Ski Resort Opening Dates and COVID Restrictions

At long last, our uniquely long 2020 offseason is coming to an end. Finally, mercifully, ski season is just around the corner. Without bars, restaurants and the promise of awkward post-election family...

Ski Season Fast Approaches While Park City Reservations Lag

Winter arrived furiously over the past week with several feet of snow piling up at high elevations in the Wasatch. Scores of skiers and snowboarders eager to reclaim lost days on the...

Views from the Top – Early Snow at Utah Resorts

While the Salt Lake Valley got its first taste of winter's chill and a dusting of snow, this week. Utah Ski Resorts in the mountains above have already begun to report early...

Park City Shoulder Season Has the Cure for 2020 Blues

Shoulder season. Mud season. Not yet ski season. Whatever you call it, it’s a typically dark time in mountain towns. But in a manner completely unrepresentative of 2020, the transitional period between...

Running through Coronavirus

I took unhurried, shuffling steps. What freedom. It had me humming the theme song from “Chariots of Fire” and feeling like Springsteen in ’75 while largely ignoring the searing pain building in...

What Will a Ski Day Look Like During COVID?

It already snowed in Utah, which means many of us have already begun daydreaming about blissful powder turns and perfectly groomed corduroy. That inconvenient little pandemic we’ve been trundling through has our...

Vail Implements Skier Reservation System at Park City Mountain

In an attempt to enhance skier safety during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Vail Resorts, owners of Park City Mountain, will require all guests to utilize an online reservation system in order to...

Hints for Hunting: Be Quiet and Conscientious

Yes, it's 100 degrees outside and most of us are still thinking of lakes, pools and rivers but another sport starts this weekend that we tend to associate more with buffalo plaid...

Turn Your Phone into an Off-The-Grid Communication Lifeline

Off-the-grid outdoor experiences are one of the few pleasures that have made it through the COVID-19 pandemic relatively unscathed. Spending time in the outdoors with your family or QuaranTeam appears a healthy...

Trailhead Parking Issues Embroil Park City

Maybe it’s because the pandemic has shut down nearly all forms of indoor recreation. Maybe it’s because the Salt Lake Valley is at its hottest this time of year. Maybe it’s because...

Catch a Lift: Utah Resorts Open for Summer Operations

The time is here to take heed of the sage advice we received as kids. Go play outside. Even as COVID-19 case numbers are growing at a worrying rate in Utah and...
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